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The Gulf is our Oyster

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Join us as we talk the Gulf Coast with the Environmental Law Institute located in Washington DC.

Mr. Porter directs the Invasive Species Program at the Environmental Law Institute, where he also leads work related to seafood sustainability. Mr. Porter is the author of numerous reports and articles in academic journals on environmental law and policy, including contributions in the areas of invasive species, aquaculture and fisheries policy, and nanotechnology regulation. He is an expert on fisheries enforcement, comparative invasive species policies, and comparative ecolabel governance, among other topics. Mr. Porter also serves on the advisory board of the Maritime Environmental Resource Center, a ballast treatment technology testing facility based in Baltimore, Maryland.

Prior to joining ELI in 2006, Mr. Porter served as a law clerk for the Honorable Julia Smith Gibbons on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and was Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Environmental Law Review. Mr. Porter holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A. in geology from Amherst College.